In honor of Naruto Shippuden's climax, the GEM figure series is doing a special Bandai Premium Gaiden release of the tailed beasts, from Shukaku to Karuma, plus Mr. Uzumaki himself, in a 10 piece collection. Except, rather than their fierce incarnations, this will be a cute, child version set. Get a look after the jump.
There's still an epilogue, side stories and flashbacks, not to mention the expected follow-up about his son, but today marks the 699th episode of the Naruto/Naruto Shippuden anime and the conclusion of his original story. The staff of the series got together to laugh and cry about this milestone and some shared art tributes. Get a look after the jump.
Viz Media has a slate of publishing plans to announce at this weekend's New York Comic Con, along with reiterating the recent Anonymous Noise and Legend of Galactic Heroes news. More from familiar favorites were joined by Satoru Noda's 2014 Manga Taisho winning Young Jump series Golden Kamuy and Yuhta Nishio's 2015 Hibana yuri series After Hours. More after the jump.
Figure maker/distributor Good Smile Company is out in force at this weekend's New York Comic Con. Beyond bringing in many of their event exclusives, they are showcasing the Naruto and Resident Evil Chris Nendoroid figures that went on sale for pre-order today and a number of new prototypes.
Last week, Naruto and Sasuke FINALLY settled their differances with the double sized #476/#477 Final Battle, corresponding to the manga's chapters 694 to 698. It was known that the next episode would be October 6th's Unison Sign, corresponding to the manga's chapter 699. A look at the schedule for October suggests that the rest of the month will be filling perspective into this.
The anime adaptation of Naruto debuted on October 3, 2002. Two weeks later, on the 17th, we got a good introduction to Sasuke (you might remember an accidental kiss from way back then). Fourteen years later, Naruto and Sasuke will settle their differences in today's Shippuden's episode #476/#477 Final Battle. On social media, animators joined with fans in the exciting build-out to long awaited resolution of the feud.